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CNBC
Feb 21, 2013 7:00pm EST
new york city streets are horrible. >> you are so mean and cruel. >> but it's not just the maintenance of the current bridges and roads it's the need to build new bridges and roads, for example. the bridge or tunnel to connect new york and new jersey. >> david, here's the thing, what is the relationship between -- all right there's always going problems. keith is right. there's bad roads in new jersey and some in new york. how do we know what the spending should be and why should it all be federal spending. where is the state spending. where is the privatization. where is the toll booth spending you have for private companies the way they have it in indiana and some other highway states? >> well we have increased the toll booth spending over the last few years but still a relatively small share of the total. the feds contribute about a third. the states contribute about two-thirds of the total so most of the money comes from state gasoline taxes and other fees that the states impose. so together all of those contribute to the system that we now have. the upper level system,
CNBC
Feb 22, 2013 12:00pm EST
earlier this week. and you've got coach on citi's list of the global top 50 stocks, which i found ironic. >> citi's clearly wrong. coach hasn't been in style for quite some time. my kids stopped buying that years ago. fashion is a fad and coach is fashion. michael kors is the hot one right now. i sold macy's over $40 on wednesday. i'm worried about the consumer. i'm worried about retail guiding down because of obama care because don't forget, they have to start -- >> wait a minute. that's a headline in and of itself, at least in terms of what we talk about on this show. you've been a backer of macy's for a long time. >> right. >> you have believed in the story that lundgren, the ceo, has been telling us. now you're out. you're making a bigger statement here about where you think the consumer sits and where the market could go? >> i didn't quite slip that in, did i? i think that macy's is still a cheap stock. however, i'm worried about the consumer space. i'm worried about the consumer a little bit in terms of the money that's going in there, the expectations. and macy's already to
CNBC
Feb 22, 2013 3:00pm EST
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CNBC
Feb 22, 2013 6:00am EST
. >> titan. >> the city of titan tires who was looking potentially or was asked to look at a factory in france. >> and he said -- >> not only -- >> they talk for three hours and then they take an hour for lunch and an hour for a break and they're highly compensated. and the french said that's the way it works here. >> that's what he said they said. he said when they approached him he knew -- >> i do sort of, loving paris and loving rome it's like, well i live in paris. i don't want -- three hours is a good -- that's a good number for me. and then i think about us. how long is our show? >> three hours. >> that's right. >> we can talk for three hours. >> do you want to work -- if you're in italy do you want to work longer than three hours if you're looking at the bay of salerno outside of naples, do you want to -- >> do you want to hear something from the ceo yesterday? >> i do. >> we have a sound bite? >> we have a sound bite from the ceo of titan. listen in to what he told maria. >> what i said was true. and they admitted it. they laughed about it. okay? and that's where this union pres
CNBC
Feb 22, 2013 6:00pm EST
powering some of america's biggest cities. answers. >>> if the housing market is coming back, then you know that i think that the housing theme cannot be denied. despite the doubts that cropped up mid-week about this sector. and if the banks are making more loans, and you know i think that can't be denied, specifically residential mortgage loans, another one of my favorite themes for 2013, which i did not abandon during the week, then how about we talk about a crazy idea for speculation friday? how crazy? you know what? i think this housing rebound is so robust that it's time to consider buying a mortgage insurer. albeit only for speculation. this is speculation friday. and the one i've got my eye on is -- radian group. rdn for all you home gamers. the stock i told you years ago you had to get out no matter what. the mortgage insurance companies, as you might expect from the name, write insurance policies on mortgages that compensate lenders or investors if the borrowers default on the loan. so let's say you take out a loan to buy a house and put down 15%. the bank is required to go to the
CNBC
Feb 22, 2013 9:00am EST
top 50 of citi's new global champions. >> really? >> apple's not even on the list. >> holy cow. >> but the question is, why should it be on the list? >> coach is on the list. >> nine times earnings. coach is on the list? >> should go buy coach. buy a man bag. >> man purse. >> are we saying that on the list, which i have here somewhere, that apple's not one of the best 50? >> best 50 what, though? >> listen, maybe that's the bottom. >> coach, cummins -- >> i like cummins. >> ebay. >> i like ebay. >> speaking of watches, you can get a fossil instead of a swatch. >> listen, man, fossil, i told you yesterday fossil is going to determine whether that apple watch is better than the google glasses. >> google's on the top 50 list. >> i believe that. >> i'm going to 1,001 right now. >> where is brian white? >> right. that almost -- i don't want to say it topped the stock. when you start to get the really far out there price targets on apple, that's when the cracks in the story started to really -- >> look, here's capital oil and gas. one of the best performing stocks of the last few yea
CNBC
Feb 22, 2013 4:00am EST
second line cities. so the government will introduce more measures. >> what kinds of measures and are they going to go beyond targeted property measures to tightening monetary policy more broadly? >> yeah, well, one thing they can do is stop the property mortgage market completely. and that actually happened at the end of the 2008 property market in china and property share prices crashed 70% n during that period. and i think short of debt, i just don't see chinese property prices falling any time soon. because what they say is genuine, elastic demand. because the people enough money, they have enough savings, they want to buy property for their own use before proch l property prices rise again. this is a rush to buy property in china. >> well, if they were to pull mortgages altogether, that would certainly put a break on the market. i guess what investors want to know is whether china will be more involved in trying to tamp down property price appreciation especially when officials are getting more aware of the lavish consumption. is this a time when we might see them be more aggress
CNBC
Feb 22, 2013 5:00pm EST
now. >>> live at the nasdaq in new york city's times square, i'm melissa lee. these are the traders. stocks break their losing streak. the dow closing with over 100-point gain breaking its two-day losing streak. is this healthy price action or is there something amiss in the markets? it was a tough week for home builders, retailers and autos. they are surfacing about the strength of the consumer. >> we saw disappointing results out of home beuilders, like tol brothers. the automakers had a tough week. the fed has been doing what they have been doing. we got the minutes from the last meeting. a little more dissent than some people had expected. at some point, they are going to take their pedal off the metal. we are facing sequester, $4 gas at the pump, payroll tax increase. some guys told us this is hurting their sales. at some point, something has to give. i'm not sure at five-year highs if we can continue to go up. >> the home builders were due for a sharp pullback. they had gotten so far ahead of themselves, trading at valuations that go back to the last real estate bubble even th
CNBC
Feb 22, 2013 1:00pm EST
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CNBC
Feb 21, 2013 11:00pm EST
. they have been leaving knockout in the dust. pepsico is doing better than coca-cola. the question is why. i think it's the softness in soft drinks. sugary sodas could be facing increasing regulatory pressure and you can't buy a big gulp in new york city anymore. what would you rather own, coca-cola, 100% beverages or pepsico, which is only 40% beverages and 60% snacks? pepsico is being saved by frito-lay and global foods division. let's have a taste test with pepsico snacks and coca-cola snacks. not fair. and, look, the beverage business is healthier, it's got the gatorade, and tropicana juices, and 40% of the beverage volume is noncarbonated and only 20% is full sugar soda. within that 20% they have mountain dew. i had one for lunch, maybe you can tell. bizarrely, one of the most popular brands out there. mountain dew is on fire in india. mountain dew, india. can't make this up. pepsi has a major restructuring program underway. cut out layers of middle management, reduced head count. business speak for laying off people to deliver $3 billion in savings by 2015, and it can use the
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